Pulp and paper

Classification 22 for Standard International Trade Classification (SITC).

Overview This page contains the latest trade data of Pulp and paper. In 2018, Pulp and paper were the world's 30th most traded product, with a total trade of $77.4B. Between 2017 and 2018 the exports of Pulp and paper grew by 21.7%, from $63.6B to $77.4B. Trade in Pulp and paper represent 0.4% of total world trade.

Pulp and paper include Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material, Crude materials, inedible, except fuels, and Chemicals and related products, n.e.s..

Exports In 2018 the top exporters of Pulp and paper  were United States ($11.7B), Canada ($8.73B), Brazil ($8.68B), Sweden ($5.38B), and Germany ($5.32B).

Imports In 2018 the top importers of Pulp and paper were China ($18.5B), United States ($5.33B), Germany ($5.24B), Italy ($4.27B), and Netherlands ($3.28B).

Historical Data

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Exporters and Importers

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Trade By Country

Top Origin (2018): United States, $11.7B

Top Destination (2018): China, $18.5B

Pulp and paper are the world's 30th most traded product.

In 2018, the top exporters of Pulp and paper were United States ($11.7B), Canada ($8.73B), Brazil ($8.68B), Sweden ($5.38B), and Germany ($5.32B).

In 2018, the top importers of Pulp and paper were China ($18.5B), United States ($5.33B), Germany ($5.24B), Italy ($4.27B), and Netherlands ($3.28B).

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Market Dynamics

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Trade by country

Value

Top Origin Growth (2017 -  2018): United States, $2.08B

Top Destination Growth (2017 - 2018): China, $3.22B

Between 2017 and 2018, the exports of Pulp and paper grew the fastest in United States ($2.08B), Canada ($1.65B), Brazil ($1.22B), Chile ($1.14B), and Finland ($836M).

Between 2017 and 2018, the fastest growing importers of Pulp and paper were China ($3.22B), Netherlands ($1.22B), World ($998M), Thailand ($816M), and Italy ($796M).

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Market Concentration

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Cumulative market share

Value

This chart shows the evolution of the market concentration of exports of Pulp and paper.

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TOP NET EXPORTER (2018): Brazil, $8.44B

TOP NET IMPORTER (2018): China, $17.4B

This map shows which countries export or import more of Pulp and paper. Each country is colored based on the difference in exports and imports of Pulp and paper during 2018.

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in exports than in imports of Pulp and paper were Brazil ($8.44B), Canada ($7.4B), United States ($6.35B), Sweden ($4.75B), and Finland ($4.32B).

In 2018, the countries that had a largest trade value in imports than in exports of Pulp and paper were China ($17.4B), Italy ($3.16B), Mexico ($1.8B), South Korea ($1.72B), and Netherlands ($1.51B).

Disaggregation

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Value

In 2018, the world most traded Pulp and paper, disaggragated by their HS6 level were Crude materials, inedible, except fuels ($44.5B), Manufactured goods classified chiefly by material ($32.6B), and Chemicals and related products, n.e.s. ($352M)